Welcome to Walking for Water!

Walking for Water is an awareness and fundraising initiative. School children aged 10-15 are sponsored by friends and family to walk 6 kilometres while carrying 6 litres of water in a backpack.

Children learn about global water issues, while raising funds to help solve them. Organise your own event! Read more »



UN World Water Day – 22 March! - March 18th, 2014 by CAmsinger

Time to get the walking shoes on!  UN World Water Day is this Saturday, March 22nd.  In the Netherlands, around 570 schools are participating in Walking for Water, just over 33.000 students!  This is an increase of 5.000 more kids than last year, walking for…

What’s so cool about Walking for Water? You are! - February 20th, 2014 by CAmsinger

With UN World Water Day is just over a month away, schools and Rotarians in Europe and the US are gearing up for their walks.  This year we have around 2500 students walking  for 10 different water and sanitation projects in Asia and Africa.  The…

Register now for Walking for Water 2014! - January 23rd, 2014 by CAmsinger

Very cool!  As of today there are about 2100 students from 8 countries outside of the Netherlands who will TAKE THE WALK in March.  We still have some sponsored backpacks to offer, thanks to our corporate sponsor Janus Services BV.  So sign up now, and…



Our partners

Click on the icons to go to the Partner webpages AMREF Aqua for All Simavi Zoa Akvo H2O for Life Pump Aid

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Recent blogs

18 MarUN World Water Day – 22 March!
20 FebWhat’s so cool about Walking for Water? You are!
23 JanRegister now for Walking for Water 2014!
05 DecScotland walks again next March!

Funded projects

In 2011 Walking for Water raised 1.2 million Euro, which funded over 20 projects. Below a random project is shown.